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Eighteenth-Century Russian Music

Marina Ritzarev - 2017 - Music - Limited preview
Little is known outside of Russia about the nation's musical heritage prior to the nineteenth century. Western scholarship has tended to view the history of Russian music as not beginning until the end of the eighteenth century. Marina Ritzarev's ...

Modernism and Performance: Jarry to Brecht

Olga Taxidou - 2007 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
This guide to modernism and performance introduces key developments and debates of the period, such as the rise of the director, new theories of acting and new modes of production. Through these debates, and emphasis on the performing body, this ...

Lorca en 1930: (ensayos)

1931 - Limited preview

Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape

Julie A. Buckler - 2005 - History - Limited preview
Pushkin's palaces or Dostoevsky's slums? Many a modern-day visitor to St. Petersburg has one or, more likely, both of these images in mind when setting foot in this stage set-like setting for some of the world's most treasured literary ...

Stravinsky and the Russian Traditions, Volume One: A Biography of the Works ...

Richard Taruskin - 2016 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
This book undoes 50 years of mythmaking about Stravinsky's life in music. During his spectacular career, Igor Stravinsky underplayed his Russian past in favor of a European cosmopolitanism. Richard Taruskin has refused to take the composer at his ...

Women's Somatic Training in Early Modern Spanish Theater

Elizabeth Marie Cruz Petersen - 2016 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
Drawing from early modern plays and treatises on the precepts and practices of the acting process, this study shows how the early modern Spanish actress subscribed to various somatic practices in an effort to prepare for a role. It provides today ...